April 13, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 56

Stories from the April 13, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB EXTRA: A (forgettable) tale of two cities

At the beginning of the modernist era, Paris was the cultural center of the world and London was the financial center of the world. The two superpowers of Europe had a symbiotic relationship: whatever Paris produced London bought and sold; Paris provided the avant-garde talent and London provided the money to support the artists and […]

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down

F Street plans released The University, in partnership with D.C. Public Schools, released plans for the renovation of the School Without Walls and the construction of a new residence hall on the F Street tennis courts. The deal highlights GW’s commitment to local high school students and helps the University comply with the Campus Plan, […]

The agony of defeat the focus of ‘The Persians’

You’ve never heard of “The Persians.” They don’t teach it in theater history, at least not at GW. But it is, according to the Shakespeare Theater, the oldest surviving play in Western literature. You might remember the situation from middle school ancient history: Athens, under attack by the vast Persian Empire, is emptied. Athenians take […]

The Bar Belle: Senior Nights

Senior nights All around the District In case you’ve been living in a box, or somehow have avoided Class Council’s e-mails for the last year, you’ve already been to (or at least heard about) the “senior nights” in the D.C. area. Senior nights have their advantages: they expose the GW population to a new set […]